Island tour with Cutty the taxi driver

December 11 Thursday Prickly Bay, Grenada Today we went on an island tour with Cutty, our tour guide. He knows everything there is to know about the spices and things that grow on Grenada. Lorraine and I met in the Prickly Bay Marina parking lot at 9am with our fellow cruising friends Rick the planner, […]

Getting water

Tuesday, December 9 Prickly Bay, Grenada We started our day in the usual way listening to Chris Parker weather which told us probably Sat or Sun is the day to leave to start going north. Then we listened to the Cruiser’s Net. Nothing going on today we are interested in except for,shopping buses, and we […]

Jenny’s Farmer’s Market at Secret Harbor

Monday, December 8 Prickly Bay, Grenada We had some rain showers last night that were just enough for Phil to close the hatch and me to put up the side panels and close the dodger window—and then stop. After a while we opened the forward hatch, and kept the fan on. Early this morning, after […]

Grenada Dominoes

Sunday, December 7 Last night I had my first good night sleep and woke at 515am. I took advantage of the quiet time and wrote yesterday’s post. We were up for the cruisers’s net, but being Sunday, there wasn’t one. At least my alarm is set so we won’t miss it tomorrow. Phil replaced the […]

The alternator saga

December 7, Sunday Yesterday I tried to use the engine to charge up the batteries. The voltage was low and the solar panels were not doing it. When I started the engine, the voltage regulator on the alternator brings up the voltage slowly and so the current follows the voltage slowly going up. I was […]

Full Moon Dinghy Raftup

Saturday, Dec 6 Saturday it turned out was a day we mostly relaxed. We woke at 6am and listened to Chris Parker weather. He thinks the Christmas winds came and went before Thanksgiving this year, and I hope he’s right! We will be here for several days and haven’t started looking for a weather window […]